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9036219 Image processing device and image processing method for preventing image quality deterioration  
An image processing device includes an image-modification processing unit and an adjustment unit. The image-modification processing unit executes first image-modification processing wherein pixels...
9036916 Unique part identifiers  
A method of providing a unique identifier for a manufactured part includes defining a boundary area on at least one surface of the manufactured part, recording surface properties within a portion...
9031325 Automatic extraction of built-up footprints from high resolution overhead imagery through manipulation of alpha-tree data structures  
A system for automatically extracting or isolating structures or areas of interest (e.g., built-up structures such as buildings, houses, shelters, tents; agricultural areas; etc.) from HR/VHR...
9014480 Identifying a maximally stable extremal region (MSER) in an image by skipping comparison of pixels in the region  
A difference in intensities of a pair of pixels in an image is repeatedly compared to a threshold, with the pair of pixels being separated by at least one pixel (“skipped pixel”). When the...
8988732 Image processing apparatus and image processing method  
In the image processing apparatus, image data is divided into large blocks of a prescribed size and the large blocks are subdivided into small blocks by the dividing unit. The number of isolated...
8977058 Image processing apparatus and method  
According to one embodiment, an image processing apparatus includes following units. The correlation calculation unit calculates correlations between a first region and predetermined first basis...
RE45406 Program encoding and counterfeit tracking system and method  
Unique encoding of each of a substantial number of distribution video copies of a program such as a motion picture is produced by altering the images slightly at several pre-selected locations in...
8937626 Information processing apparatus, information processing system, information processing method, and recording medium for storing program  
An information processing apparatus includes a determination unit configured to determine whether or not a region having at least one pixel of an image includes a predetermined number of anomalous...
8896662 Method of creating a virtual window  
The systems and methods described herein include, among other things, a technique for calibrating the outputs of multiple sensors, such as CCD devices, that have overlapping fields of view and...
8878923 System and method for enhanced predictive autofocusing  
In an imaging device having an objective and a stage for holding a sample to be imaged, a method for autofocusing is presented. The method includes determining a measured focus value corresponding...
8861836 Methods and systems for 2D to 3D conversion from a portrait image  
A method for converting a 2D image into a 3D image includes receiving the 2D image; determining whether the received 2D image is a portrait, wherein the portrait can be a face portrait or a...
8854481 Image stabilization devices, methods, and systems  
Image stabilization devices, methods, and systems are described herein. One image stabilization device includes a sensor having an array of pixels, wherein the sensor is configured to track a...
8842885 Camera device and information prompt method for distance measurement  
The invention discloses a camera device that contains an image capture module for capturing image data including a user; an information processing module for obtaining human face image data from...
8830395 Systems and methods for adaptive scaling of digital images  
Systems and methods are provided for upscaling a digital image. A digital image to be upscaled is accessed, where the digital image comprises a plurality of pixel values. A first half pixel value...
8824804 Image processing apparatus and image processing method  
An image processing apparatus includes: a determining unit determining, in image data including packs each including pixels and serving as a unit, a monotonic pack including pixels equal to a...
8811743 Resource-aware computer vision  
The described implementations relate to computer vision. In one case image data is received. Resource constraints associated with processing the image data are evaluated. Further, a visual...
8805081 Object detection in an image  
The invention concerns a method of performing, by an image processing device, object detection in an image comprising: performing one or more tests of a test sequence for detection of a first...
8798371 Image processing method, image processing apparatus, and image forming apparatus  
The number of pixels in an identified pixel region is counted, a feature point of the pixel region is extracted and the number of the feature points is counted when the number of the pixels...
8781234 Optimized fast hessian matrix computation architecture  
Methods and systems of recognizing images may include an apparatus having a hardware module with logic to, for a plurality of vectors in an image, determine a first intermediate computation based...
8774519 Landmark detection in digital images  
Techniques are disclosed for generating landmark models based on exemplar portions of images (“patches”) that are known to include the target landmark (forming a “positive” set of landmark...
8773718 Image processing apparatus, image processing method, and storage medium for measuring line width of lines  
A line width is derived based on the number of black pixels counted in an area set so that in a case where a first line width is finer than a second line width, the area for the lines having a...
8774483 Image processing method, image processing apparatus and program  
Provided is an image processing apparatus that automatically recognizes a plurality of organs to subsequently visualize the automatic recognition results in an easy-to-understand manner, and...
8761964 Computing device and method for controlling unmanned aerial vehicle in flight space  
In a method for controlling an unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV) in a flight space using a computing device, a 3D sample database is created and store in a storage device of the computing device. The...
8761514 Character recognition apparatus and method based on character orientation  
A character recognition apparatus and method based on a character orientation are provided, in which an input image is binarized, at least one character area is extracted from the binarized image,...
8750621 Method of authenticating security marker  
A method for authenticating security markers includes capturing an image of a region of interest on a product with a camera; storing image data in a two-dimensional array on a microprocessor;...
8724911 Graph lattice method for image clustering, classification, and repeated structure finding  
A document recognition system and method, where images are represented as a collection of primitive features whose spatial relations are represented as a graph. Useful subsets of all the possible...
8687850 Apparatus and method for determining kind of steel material  
An apparatus 1 for determining a kind of a steel material detects a spark pixel from a color picked-up image 2 of a spark 19 produced when a steel material 18 is ground, and detects a pixel, in...
8687912 Adaptive overshoot control for image sharpening  
A method for sharpening a captured image includes the steps of (i) identifying a plurality of edge pixels in the captured image, (ii) reviewing the plurality of edge pixels to identify one or more...
8682079 Automatic extraction of built-up footprints from high resolution overhead imagery through manipulation of alpha-tree data structures  
A system for automatically extracting or isolating structures or areas of interest (e.g., built-up structures such as buildings, houses, shelters, tents; agricultural areas; etc.) from HR/VHR...
8682070 Method to restore edges in rasterized images  
Restoration of edges in rasterized, continuous tone images includes selection of a pair of neighboring pixels that exchange a restoration value to make a steeper transition from a low value on one...
8662676 Automatic projector calibration  
Devices and techniques are described for automatically calibrating a projector system. The projector system undergoing calibration is coupled to a computing device and an automated positioning...
8648912 Vehicle periphery monitoring apparatus  
Bicycles present before a vehicle are identified. A picked-up image having intensity values that are in accordance with the temperatures of objects is acquired to extract image regions having...
8630478 Method and apparatus for locating objects  
Disclosed are methods and apparatus for automatic optoelectronic detection and inspection of objects, based on capturing digital images of a two-dimensional field of view in which an object to be...
8619323 Image processing apparatus and image processing method for processing multivalued image data and recording an image in a pixel area on recording medium by a plurality of relative scans of recording head and recording medium  
When the number (M) of passes is smaller than a threshold value, a first processing mode is selected. In the first processing mode, multivalued image data is divided into pieces of multivalued...
8606011 Adaptive thresholding for image recognition  
Various approaches for providing textual information to an application, system, or service are disclosed. In particular, various embodiments enable a user to capture an image with a camera of a...
8596522 Method for making at least one identifier and securing the reading thereof by a digital pen associated with a screen sheet, and means for implementing same  
The invention relates to a method for identifying sheets on which is added one identifier or more comprising a combination of juxtaposed screen cells. The method comprises two parts. The first...
8588458 Image processing apparatus, image processing method, and program  
An image processing apparatus includes: a pixel selecting unit that selects pixel values which are provided at each of pixel positions in input images that are arranged in chronological sequence,...
8577077 System for identifying motion video/audio content  
A system for identifying motion video/audio content by means of comparing a video A to a registered video B so as to determine if they are originally the same as each other, wherein said system at...
8577058 Display device and driving method thereof  
A display device and a method of driving the display, wherein the volume of background music is controlled depending upon the color or brightness of display images, and the power consumption is...
8571234 Display device and driving method thereof  
A display device and a driving method thereof where different sounds are output depending upon characteristics of display images. The display device includes a display unit having a plurality of...
8571728 Systems and methods for embedding aircraft attitude data and detecting inconsistent aircraft attitude information  
Present novel and non-trivial systems and methods for embedding aircraft attitude data within a pixel data set and detecting inconsistent aircraft attitude information are disclosed. A pixel data...
8542931 Ruled line extraction technique based on comparision results and indentifying noise based on line thickness  
An image processing apparatus includes: a ruled line extracting unit that counts the number of pixels within an image, compares the counted number of pixels with a threshold value, and extracts a...
8542951 Image retrieval device and computer program for image retrieval applicable to the image retrieval device  
An image retrieval device that retrieves an image in response to an input image by comparing feature amounts based on an attribute of search target images and a feature amount based on an...
8538200 Systems and methods for resolution-invariant image representation  
Systems and methods are disclosed for generating super resolution images by building a set of multi-resolution bases from one or more training images; estimating a sparse resolution-invariant...
8538190 Apparatus, method, and recording medium for reduced noise image processing  
Provided are an image processing method and apparatus for effectively reducing noise in an image, and a recording medium storing a program for executing the method. The image processing apparatus...
8532988 Searching for symbol string  
A method for searching for an input symbol string, includes receiving (B) an input symbol string, proceeding (C) in a trie data structure to a calculation point indicated by the next symbol,...
8532393 Method and system for line segment extraction  
A method for extracting line segments from an edge image comprises receiving a digital image comprising a plurality of edge pixels, and processing the plurality of edge pixels using a breadth...
8532379 Image processing apparatus and image processing method  
An image processing apparatus including: a determining processing section which binarizes a pixel value of a target pixel using a threshold; a calculation section which calculates feedback values...
8532354 Method for providing visual simulation of teeth whitening  
Method for enabling a teeth whitening simulator that is designed to help a user understand how the color of their teeth affects the look of their smile. The method executed by a computer, a mobile...
8525112 Variable pixel density imaging  
A method and associated apparatus for topographically characterizing a workpiece. The workpiece is scanned with a scanning probe along a first directional grid, thereby scanning a reference...

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